Tuesday April 1, 2008 2:21 pm
Pay Bills Online and Save .08 Tree
PayItGreen has produced a study that suggests that if you go paperless and use the Internet for your bills, you would save 6.6 pounds of paper each year, 0.08 trees, and reduce greenhouse gases by 171 lbs. They figure that the average household has about 19 monthly bills and/or statements from utilities, credit cards, and banks. After checking out the site and realizing that Americans alone make 9 billion payments in paper, we figure that takes the concept of saving a tree to a whole ‘nother level. It appears it would be more like saving 9 million of them to go electronic.
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